Author Archives: Angela Murphy

New 30-foot TriMet buses are now in service in areas with tighter turns and terrain

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New, shorter buses to replace oldest in TriMet fleet Today marked a milestone in TriMet’s accelerated bus replacement program. The first five of 22 new 30-foot low-floor buses went into service this morning. These shorter buses, known as the 3400 series, are replacing our oldest buses that have been in service since the early ’90s. […]


TriMet continues to expand service, adds $5.5 million in service improvements effective August 31

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Frequent service extended on bus and MAX; other changes to reduce crowding, shorten wait times and improve reliability In a few short days, riders will see more service, less crowding, shorter wait times and improved reliability on the TriMet system, with a total of 30 bus lines and all MAX lines seeing improvements throughout the […]


TriMet’s Orenco Park & Ride to close and Bus Line 47 stop to be moved due to construction beginning Sept. 2

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Beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the Orenco Park & Ride will be temporarily closed and the Line 47-Baseline/Evergreen bus stop at the Park & Ride will be relocated due to a private development project at the Orenco/NW 231st Ave Station. Service to the Blue Line Orenco Station will not be affected by this work and […]


Sunset Transit Center MAX platforms to close Sept. 3 through Sept. 19; MAX will not pick up or drop off riders at this station

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Full closure to replace east and westbound platforms TriMet’s Sunset Transit Center MAX Station east and westbound platforms will soon be closed for roughly two and a half weeks to allow TriMet crews and contractors to remove and replace the existing platforms. Trains will continue to run between Hillsboro and Gresham, however, they will not […]


TriMet track improvement project at Lloyd District to start Aug. 11; impacts to bus and MAX service

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Shuttle buses will serve a small portion of MAX Blue, Green & Red lines Aug. 11-15 UPDATE 8/11/14 3:50 PM Beginning with Tuesday morning service, Red Line trains will not be running between Lloyd Center MAX Station and Gateway Transit Center. Anyone heading to the Portland International Airport from the west side or downtown should […]